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Online censorship, cyberattacks, and access to information

SECTION: Features

Online censorship, cyberattacks, and access to information

Dan Keyserling, head of communications at Jigsaw, an incubator within Alphabet, shares how technology can help address global challenges, especially on the front lines of press freedom, political repression, and human rights.

By Nidhi Rastogi, April 2017

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A tale of two cities, real and imagined

A tale of two cities, real and imagined

How an election promise to develop India's smart cities became an urban concern.

By Rahul Bhatia, June 2016

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India's reforms leave a lasting mark

DEPARTMENT: Back

India's reforms leave a lasting mark

By Asmaa Rabie, June 2016

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A shrimp's tale: why we need to fund research

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

A shrimp's tale: why we need to fund research

By Sean Follmer, Inbal Talgam-Cohen, December 2014

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Hackers!

SECTION: Features

Hackers!

From the early 1980s to the present day, the tech industry, the law, and media representations have evolved in tandem, all hypnotized by the myth of "The Hacker"---an ideal coder, stereotyped as an exceptional young white man.

By Sarah Jeong, Colin McSwiggen, June 2014

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Blogs

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

Blogs

By Matthew Kay, Dimitris Mitropoulos, Wolfgang Richter, Lora Oehlberg, Lea Rosen, September 2012

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Computer science in service of democracy

COLUMN: INIT

Computer science in service of democracy

By Peter Kinnaird, December 2011

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Inventing open government

SECTION: Features

Inventing open government

Internet startup POPVOX connects constituents to Congress in a play to disrupt the world of advocacy.

By Joshua Tauberer, December 2011

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Using software to liberate U.S. case law

Using software to liberate U.S. case law

Although public information is open, it is not always easily accessible.

By Harlan Yu, Stephen Schultze, December 2011

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An interview with Dr. Beth Simone Noveck

An interview with Dr. Beth Simone Noveck

The former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer and the author of Wiki Government: How Technology Can Make Government Better, Democracy Stronger and Citizens More Powerful discusses open government and what it really means.

By Peter Kinnaird, December 2011

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Shared values, clashing goals

Shared values, clashing goals

The difference between aggregating public data and investigative journalism.

By Sarah Cohen, December 2011

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How can software engineers help make government better?

How can software engineers help make government better?

Using their technical expertise to bring transparency to the federal government, developers are unlocking data one API at a time.

By Luigi Montanez, December 2011

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Recent ideas for circumventing internet filtering

Recent ideas for circumventing internet filtering

Technical solutions can provide a skeleton key to unlocking the Internet.

By Dan Boneh, December 2011

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Fighting censorship with algorithms

Fighting censorship with algorithms

By Mohammad Mahdian, December 2011

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Profile Cameron Wilson<br />ACM's man in Washington

Exploring global terrorism data

By Joonghoon Lee, December 2008

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